Saturday, October 26, 2013

Westward development marching onward as Highland Dunes wins... |

Even with our new development regulations in place, Lake Worth is not an alternative to this scale of development project due to a number of factors. Land assembly is expensive here, there are few large lots and even our most dense residential category would not permit the addition of 2,000 units. Thus there is a impetus to look for cheap, easier to assemble land in the central and western portions of Palm Beach County. The unfortunate fact is that to truly be "sustainable," we would be putting the 2,000 households in the 2,000+ vacant or foreclosed structures that are already built here. But the system doesn't work that way. Click title for link to article.